The Order of the Spider Man Movies

A look at the upcoming release of the 3rd Spider Man movie and a ranking of the first 2

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The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

The Amazing Spider-Man is a 2012 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man. It is the fourthfilm in the Spider-Man franchise and a reboot of the series. The film was directed by Marc Webb and written by James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent and Steve Kloves from a story by James Vanderbilt. It stars Andrew Garfield as Spider-Man/Peter Parker, Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, Rhys Ifans as Dr. Curt Connors/The Lizard.Nick Payne and Dennis Leary also star in supporting roles.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a 2014 American superhero film featuring the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man. The film was directed by Marc Webb and produced by Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach. It is the fifth theatrical Spider-Man film produced by Columbia Pictures and Marvel Entertainment, and a sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man (2012). The studio hired James Vanderbilt to write the screenplay and Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci to rewrite it. The film stars Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker / Spider-Man, Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, Dane DeHaan as Green Goblin / Harry Osborn, Campbell Scott and Embeth Davidtz as Peter’s parents, and Sally Field as Aunt May.

In The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker struggles to balance his crime fighting duties as Spider-Man with the demands of his normal life. When New York is put under siege by Electro (Jamie Foxx), Spider-Man must team up with his old friend Harry Osborn (DeHaan), now known as the Green Goblin, to stop him. Meanwhile, Parker must face two more of his father’s lab assistants turned enemies: Carnage (Woody Harrelson) and the Vulture (Colm Feore).

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Spider-Man: Homecoming is a 2017 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, co-produced by Columbia Pictures and Marvel Studios, and distributed by Sony Pictures Entertainment. It is the second Spider-Man film reboot and the sixteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film was directed by Jon Watts, from a screenplay by the writing teams of Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley, Watts and Christopher Ford, and Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers. Tom Holland stars as Peter Parker / Spider-Man, alongside Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Gwen Stacy, Donald Glover, Tyne Daly, Marisa Tomei, and Robert Downey Jr. In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Peter Parker tries to balance high school life with being Spider-Man while facing the Vulture.

Development on a third Spider-Man began in 2016 after Sony’s inclusion in the MCU was announced at the San Diego Comic-Con International. Holland was cast that December, while Watts was hired to direct in May 2017. Principal photography took place in Atlanta Georgia from June to September 2017.

Spider-Man: Homecoming premiered in Hollywood on June 28, 2017 before its theatrical release in North America on July 7 as part of Phase Three of the MCU. The film grossed over $880 million worldwide against its $175 million production budget, becoming one of the highest grossing films of 2017 as well as Sony’s biggest ever R-rated movie. Critical praise went to its humor direction acting writing visual effects and depiction of teenage superheroics; some compared it favorably to prior entries in the MCU while others called it one of those entries. A sequel is scheduled for release on July 5 2019 with Watts returning as director and Holland reprising his role

Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)

Spider-Man: Far From Home is a 2019 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, produced by Columbia Pictures and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing. It is the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and the twenty-third film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film was directed by Jon Watts, written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers, and stars Tom Holland as Peter Parker / Spider-Man, alongside Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, J. B. Smoove, Jacob Batalon, Tony Revolori, Martin Starr, Numan Acar, and Jake Gyllenhaal. In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Parker is recruited by Nick Fury and Mysterio to face threats from another dimension while he is on a school trip abroad.

Development of a sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming began by October 2016 and the new title was revealed in June 2017. Watts was returning as director while McKenna and Sommers were rejoining as writers; Holland remained from Homecoming as did produced Kevin Feige for Marvel Studios. In 2018, Gyllenhaal joined the cast as Mysterio while Jackson was confirmed to return after previously unconfirmed rumors. Filming took place from July to November 2018 in England,. Morocco and Czech Republic,. with additional production in New York City which included after an eruption of the Hawaii volcano Kilauea forced reshoots for two weeks in July 2019; at that point almost all of the film had already been completed before post-production began.

Spider-Man: Far From Home premiered in Hollywood on June 26, 2019 and was theatrically released in the United States on July 2 as part of Phase Three of the MCU. The film received praise for its humor,, visuals,, story,, direction,, acting,, chemistry between Holland and Gyllenhaal,, musical score,, and action sequences., , , It grossed over $1 billion worldwide,, becoming only the second Spider-Man film to do so,, making it one of the highest-grossing films of 2019., , , , , With a worldwide opening weekend of $392 million—the third highest ever at that time behind Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019)—and grossing $847 million in North America alone—the second highest ever for a Sony release—it set several box office records., These include becoming Sony’s highest-grossing release ever,,,, their highest opening weekend ever,,,, their second highest grossing domestic release ever,,,, their fourth highest opening weekend ever internationally,,,, their fifth highest grossing international release ever,,,, IMAX’s ninth largest global opening weekend of all time,,,, IMAX’s seventh largest domestic opening weekend of all time,,,,,,,, IMAX’s tenth largest opening weekend ever in China,,,, AMC Theatres’ largest July opening weekend grossing $32 million domestically at 1,362 locations—surpassing Ant-Man (2015), Pirates of Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011), Transformers: Dark of The Moon (2011), Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011)and Jurassic World (2015)—and became Fandango’s top preseller for an original superhero movie surpassing Captain Marvel (2019). This made it overall Sony Pictures Animation’s sixth non–Sony/Columbia live action–animated hybrid feature length theatrical motion picture production since 1997’s Men In Black crossover alien buddy cop science fiction action comedy film franchise property debut entry along with 2002’s Stuart Little 2 crossover animal buddy comedy drama family film franchise property sequel along with 2006’s Open Season crossover animal buddy comedy drama family adventure sports video game franchise property debut entry along with 2007’s Surf’s Up crossover documentary mockumentary fish outta water underdog sports comedy drama family adventure sports video game franchise property spinoff prequel origin story prequel entry along with last year 2018 computer animated 3D live action hybrid collaborative work between Columbia Pictures/Sony Animation Studios Spidey spinoff origin story villain focus Rotten Tomatoes certified fresh criminally underrated sleeper hit animated adult neo noir superhero crime thriller computer animated 3D live action hybrid antihero focus cinematic opus into Culver City Culver Studios production lot lead into Insomniac Games open world sandbox PS4 video game console exclusive with PlatinumGames’ Hideki Kamiya wanting number one spot specific targetted towards primary demographic group around 12 years old lead into adding more female representation lead into building up surrounding mythos lore Easter egg references crossovers Stan Lee Steve Ditko John Romita Sr John Romita Jr Lee Moder Todd McFarlane Rob Liefeld Alex Ross Mark Bagley Humberto Ramos Sara Pichelli Skottie Young Ed McGuinness David Marquez Stefano Caselli Ryan Stegman Justin Ponsor Bill Sienkiewicz Gabriele Dell’Otto Mario Alberti Cory Petit

Spider-Man (2002)

The first Spider-Man movie was released in 2002. It was directed by Sam Raimi and starred Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker/Spider-Man. The movie also featured Willem Dafoe as Norman Osborn/Green Goblin, Kirsten Dunst as Mary Jane Watson, and James Franco as Harry Osborn.

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Spider-Man 2 is the second movie in the Spider-Man franchise. The movie was released in 2004 and starred Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker/Spider-Man. The movie picks up two years after the events of the first movie. Peter Parker is struggling to balance his life as a superhero with his life as a college student. Things become even more complicated when he meets Mary Jane Watson (Kirsten Dunst), who he starts to develop feelings for.

Meanwhile, Doctor Octopus (Alfred Molina) is on a quest to find a way to stabilize his radioactive body. His experiments lead him to cross paths with Peter Parker, and he soon becomes obsessed with destroying Spider-Man. The two face off in an epic battle that threatens to destroy New York City. In the end, Spider-Man is able to defeat Doctor Octopus and save the city.

Spider-Man 3 (2007)

The third and final film in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy, Spider-Man 3 was released on May 4, 2007. The film picks up where the previous one left off, with Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) living a double life as both a superhero and a news photographer. However, things become complicated when he falls in love with Gwen Stacy (Bryce Dallas Howard), the daughter of his boss at the Daily Bugle. Meanwhile, a new villain named Sandman (Thomas Haden Church) emerges, and Parker must also deal with the return of his former best friend Harry Osborn (James Franco).

The Amazing Spider-Man (1977)

The Amazing Spider-Man is a 1977 superhero film directed by E. W. Swackhamer, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The cast includes Nicholas Hammond as Spider-Man/Peter Parker, Michael Pataki as Captain George Stacy, Laura Innes as Gwen Stacy, and Robert F. Simon as J. Jonah Jameson.

The plot revolves around teenager Peter Parker (Hammond), who, after being bitten by a radioactive spider, gains superhuman strength and the ability to climb walls. He uses his new powers to stop the criminal activity of New York City’s Kingpin (Pataki).

The film was released in the United States on June 30, 1977, and grossed $8 million at the box office. It received mixed reviews from critics but was a financial success. It was followed by two sequels: Spider-Man 2 (1981) and Spider-Man 3 (2007).

Spider-Man (1981)

Spider-Man (1981) is a made-for-television superhero film directed by E. W. Swackhamer and starring Nicholas Hammond as Peter Parker / Spider-Man. It originally aired on CBS on September 14, 1981, before being released on VHS in 1982 by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (1981)

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends is an American animated television series that aired on NBC from 1981 to 1983. The show was produced by Marvel Productions, Tayback-Emslie Productions and Filmation Associates. It featured Marvel Comics’ superhero Spider-Man, who teamed up with two of his friends — Iceman of the X-Men and Firestar of the Micronauts — to fight various villains.

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